Runa - turn-based fantasy game inspired by JRPG classics

A project in Madrid, Spain by Runa Felix

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An indie adventure inspired by classic and modern JRPGs, with turn-based battles, social sim, and a story driven sci-fantasy world.
Backers: 6112
Average Pledge Per Backer: €56

Funded: €343,401 of €45,000
Dates: Apr 16th -> May 16th (31 days)
Project By: Runa Felix
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Latest News

Two JRPGs inspired by the classics are doing great on Kickstarter right now – one ended over 750% funded, and the other's fully funded in less than 48 hours

May 20th - via:
Two Japanese-inspired RPGs that are borrowing from genre classics are absolutely booming on Kickstarter. (Read More)

Fanart contest results revealed! 🎨

May 16th - via:
A massive thank you to everyone who participated in Runa's first-ever Fanart contest! We received several submissions on Discord, Twitter, and Instagram, and we're very happy to see so many talented artists in our community 💚 It was challenging... (Read More)

JRPG-Inspired Adventure ‘Runa’ Kickstarter Raises Over $330K; English Voice-Acting Goal Reached

May 16th - via:
Fennec Studio has announced that the Kickstarter for its upcoming JRPG-inspired adventure, Runa, has surpassed €300,000 raised thanks to over 5,400 backers. As a result, the incentive for implementing voice acting has been achieved. (Read More)

ACHIEVED! Runa will feature Voice Acting ⭐ | 24 hours left!

May 15th - via:
Finally, you did it! Runa has surpassed €300,000, with more than 5400 backers, and the game will have voice acting! 🎙️✨ The response from the community in these last hours has been truly remarkable, and we are very happy with all the... (Read More)

New stretch goal revealed: Animated cutscenes! ✨

May 15th - via:
Hello, everyone! As you may have noticed, you are all very close to reaching the voice acting stretch goal, so we are very excited to announce our next stretch goal: Animated cutscenes in anime style! That's right, our next main stretch goal is to... (Read More)

#9 Stretch goal achieved! Getting closer to the Voice Acting goal!

May 12th - via:
Hello everyone! With just 4 days left until the campaign ends, you've managed to reach a new stretch goal!  This goal means extra quality content, as it consists of a series of elaborate quests that will have different endings, depending on your... (Read More)

5 days left & Limited rewards ending soon!

May 11th - via:
Hello everyone! It's been almost a month already, huh? We only have 5 days left until the campaign ends, currently with nearly 4500 awesome backers and over €255,000 raised to make this project possible. As a reminder, we're very close to reaching... (Read More)

#8 Stretch goal achieved! New Dungeon is coming!

May 7th - via:
You did it! You all have managed to unlock another stretch goal: a New Dungeon map. This dungeon will have a unique setting: to progress through it, you'll have to walk on unused "train" tracks, surrounded by the ruins of an ancient city. As you may... (Read More)

ACHIEVED! Emi Evans will join Runa as a guest vocalist!

May 2nd - via:
You did it! Emi Evans will join Runa as a guest vocalist, having reached our #7 stretch goal! We're super excited to have reached this goal, and to have such a talented artist on board, who has participated in games series like NieR, Dark Souls,... (Read More)

Voice Acting & more! New stretch goals revealed! ⭐

May 1st - via:
Hello, everyone! We're finally here to announce one of the most anticipated stretch goals of the campaign: Voice Acting! It will initially come in English, for key sequences and characters, once we reach the stretch goal for it. In addition to voice... (Read More)

#6 Stretch goal achieved! New Overworld Map is coming!

April 30th - via:
We would like to begin by expressing our gratitude for all the support received since the start of the campaign. Thanks to all of you, we have surpassed the €200,000 mark, with over 3500 backers supporting the project. THANK YOU!! We have also... (Read More)

Fanart contest! Get your art in our official art book ✨

April 28th - via:
We are really excited to announce the start of our first official Fanart competition! We want to celebrate reaching 3000 awesome backers and fill the internet with Runa inspired art. All artists are invited to the contest, with fan-art of the... (Read More)

New dateable characters... achieved! On our way to the #6 stretch goal!

April 27th - via:
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HUGE news! Emi Evans (NieR series, Dark Souls...) will join Runa as a guest vocalist! New stretch goals revealed ⭐

April 26th - via:
We're super excited to announce that the wonderful vocalist and lyricist Emi Evans will join Runa as a guest singer! You may know her from games series like NieR, Dark Souls, Granblue Fantasy, Monster Hunter... You can read her full bio here. Here is... (Read More)

Secret goals are finally here! & New stretch goals coming soon

April 25th - via:
That's right, we're finally unveiling the first of many secret stretch goals we've prepared. These goals can appear suddenly during the campaign, adding some extra excitement to the journey towards the main stretch goals. As you can see, this... (Read More)

Farming and Cooking achieved! Let's aim for the #4 stretch goal!

April 21st - via:
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Xenoblade meets Persona RPG smashes Kickstarter goal to get what every game needs (fishing) and says consoles are coming

April 21st - via:
Runa is an upcoming turn-based, Japanese-inspired RPG that's smashed past multiple crowdfunding stretch goals, including the most important one of them all: a promise to add fishing. (Read More)

48 hours later, over 210% funded... and new stretch goals coming!

April 18th - via:
From the Runa Development Team, thank you. This level of excitement for the game is completely stunning, and you've all smashed our second stretch goal, close to reach an incredible €100,000 in just 48 hours! Angelo and Meithen will be coming to... (Read More)

We reached our first stretch goal, fishing minigame is happening!

April 17th - via:
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April 17th - via:
You did it! Our project was fully funded in just 18 hours. By reaching our funding goal, you've given us the support we need to develop the game according to our vision. As of right now, more than 1100 backers are making this possible! But this is... (Read More)

Beautiful open-world JRPG inspired by Persona and Xenoblade is set to smash its $50,000 Kickstarter in barely 16 hours

April 17th - via:
Runa, an indie game "inspired by classic and modern JRPGs," is closing in on its $50,000 Kickstarter campaign target after just 16 hours. A gorgeous, open-world JRPG with shades of the Xenoblade series, Runa promises to fill out that world with turn-based battles, base-building, farming minigames, and a Persona-style social links system to help you befriend its substantial cast of 15 romanceable characters. (Read More)

Runa: Open-world JRPG reaches $52,000 Kickstarter goal in 18 hours

April 17th - via:
Adevelopment team took to Kickstarter on Tuesday (April 16) with the aim of fundraising €45,000 (the equivalent of just under $48,000 in USD) and smashed that goal in just 18 hours. A total of just over $52,000 has now been donated. (Read More)

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